It’s our turn now…

In the heat of the battle, adrenaline pumps furiously through the body, our minds racing to the next task or decision or problem. We grab food when we can, a wink of sleep too before hustling to join forces with mates who have become closer than family as we stare down the 'enemy'. We arrive... Continue Reading →

The Spy and the Duchess

Two pieces of pop culture media have really influenced me this weekend. One was a Hollywood movie and the other was an interview with the Duchess of Sussex. First, the movie - 'The Spy Who Dumped Me', starring Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon. Released in 2018, you can currently catch it on 'Stan'. It's hardly... Continue Reading →

The Accidental Win

Reading the Herald Sun newspaper at breakfast, I came across a small article at the bottom of page 6. It was about a 9 year old boy, Kade Lowell, who accidentally won a 10km running race. Kade had entered the 5km competition and when his mother couldn't find him at the end of the race... Continue Reading →

The Not So Simple Shift

These days it seems like every man, woman and their selection panel want to to talk to you about change. You can bet your life savings there will be at least one question in your next interview about it. Change Management - it certainly is having its day in the sun right now. Leaders will... Continue Reading →

The Rule of 3

Podcasts help make a dull car trip a little more exciting, help to educate me on a range of topics I've never heard of and make me think a little differently about the world we live in. Listening to a recent episode of MamaMia Outloud, the hosts were discussing the 'Rule of Three'. I was... Continue Reading →

The Do-Over

Ever wish you could go back and have a Do-Over? Rewrite a part of your history? Change the decision you made, err on a different side of caution, think before you leap? Thinking back, I wish I could have a do-over of the time I didn't get caught shop lifting from St Vincent de Paul.... Continue Reading →

Death by email

She was ticked off. Really angry and frustrated. Having just spent 2 days compiling a report, pouring over raw data and turning it into something meaningful, she had just been told it wasn’t needed. Not only was it not needed, the work had been done by someone else…last week. It wasn’t so much the wasted... Continue Reading →

The Procrastinating Elephant

Every workplace has one. An elephant in the room so to speak. A job or project that needs completion but no one wants to do it. It’s passed around like a hot potato, usually to the newest recruit, who stares at it in terror, with no idea on how to start. The issue then loiters,... Continue Reading →

The Man in the Arena

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who... Continue Reading →

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